THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Lonely’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Lonely’.

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“So lonely, sir! So very lonely!” cried the child. “Everybody hates me.”

From ‘Oliver Twist’, by Charles Dickens.

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Harm

“I have done no harm.”

“No harm? You have done your best to get an innocent man hanged.”

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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